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Rest of Cranial Nerve Notes VII: Facial To test, have patient make funny faces and taste something sweet or salty. Damage causes paralysis of the face and inability to taste on front of tongue. VIII: Vestibulocochlear - This nerve is called “vestibulo” for the organs of equilibrium and “cochlear” for the organs of hearing. Test by checking hearing and balance (Ex: ability to walk on a straight line) Damage causes loss of hearing and dizziness IX: Glossopharyngeal - “gloss” means tongue and “pharyngeal” means throat Test ability to swallow and cough and check for the gag reflex by touching the back of the throat and check the ability to taste on the back of the tongue. Damage causes difficulty swallowing and loss of taste on the back of the
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Unformatted text preview: tongue X: Vagus - very important nerve in the parasympathetic nervous system - controls functions of the heart, respiratory tract, and the digestive system- Test ability to swallow and cough and check for the gag reflex by touching back of the throat- Damage causes difficulty swallowing and impaired digestive function XI: Accessory Test by having patient shrug shoulders and turn head against your resistance Damage causes impaired ability to shrug shoulders and turn head XII: Hypoglossal remember gloss means tongue! Test by having patient stick out their tongue Damage causes difficulty talking and inability to stick out tongue 1...
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2008 for the course BIO 130 taught by Professor Rapps during the Fall '06 term at Carroll WI.

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